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be·sprin·kle

 (bĭ-sprĭng′kəl)
tr.v. be·sprin·kled, be·sprin·kling, be·sprin·kles
To sprinkle.

[Probably from Middle English bisprenklen, from bisprengen, from Old English besprengan : be-, be- + sprengan, to sprinkle.]

besprinkle

(bɪˈsprɪŋkəl)
vb
(tr) to sprinkle all over with liquid, powder, etc

besprinkle


Past participle: besprinkled
Gerund: besprinkling

Imperative
besprinkle
besprinkle
Present
I besprinkle
you besprinkle
he/she/it besprinkles
we besprinkle
you besprinkle
they besprinkle
Preterite
I besprinkled
you besprinkled
he/she/it besprinkled
we besprinkled
you besprinkled
they besprinkled
Present Continuous
I am besprinkling
you are besprinkling
he/she/it is besprinkling
we are besprinkling
you are besprinkling
they are besprinkling
Present Perfect
I have besprinkled
you have besprinkled
he/she/it has besprinkled
we have besprinkled
you have besprinkled
they have besprinkled
Past Continuous
I was besprinkling
you were besprinkling
he/she/it was besprinkling
we were besprinkling
you were besprinkling
they were besprinkling
Past Perfect
I had besprinkled
you had besprinkled
he/she/it had besprinkled
we had besprinkled
you had besprinkled
they had besprinkled
Future
I will besprinkle
you will besprinkle
he/she/it will besprinkle
we will besprinkle
you will besprinkle
they will besprinkle
Future Perfect
I will have besprinkled
you will have besprinkled
he/she/it will have besprinkled
we will have besprinkled
you will have besprinkled
they will have besprinkled
Future Continuous
I will be besprinkling
you will be besprinkling
he/she/it will be besprinkling
we will be besprinkling
you will be besprinkling
they will be besprinkling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been besprinkling
you have been besprinkling
he/she/it has been besprinkling
we have been besprinkling
you have been besprinkling
they have been besprinkling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been besprinkling
you will have been besprinkling
he/she/it will have been besprinkling
we will have been besprinkling
you will have been besprinkling
they will have been besprinkling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been besprinkling
you had been besprinkling
he/she/it had been besprinkling
we had been besprinkling
you had been besprinkling
they had been besprinkling
Conditional
I would besprinkle
you would besprinkle
he/she/it would besprinkle
we would besprinkle
you would besprinkle
they would besprinkle
Past Conditional
I would have besprinkled
you would have besprinkled
he/she/it would have besprinkled
we would have besprinkled
you would have besprinkled
they would have besprinkled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.besprinkle - scatter with liquidbesprinkle - scatter with liquid; wet lightly; "Sprinkle the lawn"
wet - cause to become wet; "Wet your face"

besprinkle

verb
1. To scatter or release in drops or small particles:
2. To mark with many small spots:
Translations

besprinkle

[bɪˈsprɪŋkl] VT (with liquid) → salpicar, rociar (with de) (with powder) → espolvorear (with de)

besprinkle

vt (with liquid) → besprengen, bespritzen; (with powder) → bestäuben
References in classic literature ?
His face was fresh and rosy, his white-plumed hat, tilted to one side, disclosed his curled and pomaded hair besprinkled with powdery snow.
His vesture was dabbled in blood--and his broad brow, with all the features of the face, was besprinkled with the scarlet horror.
To-morrow," resumed the doctor, "we shall bury him in the African soil which he has besprinkled with his blood.
Her face was lined, her hair of a deep brown plentifully besprinkled with grey.
It was a dim, old-fashioned chamber, festooned with cobwebs, and besprinkled with antique dust.
We were now in a narrow channel, with sloping banks on either side, besprinkled with pleasant villas, and made refreshing to the sight by turf and trees.
He then, in cant terms, with which his whole conversation was plentifully besprinkled, but which would be quite unintelligible if they were recorded here, demanded a glass of liquor.